“Learn to watch your response. When something stressful happens, what is your response? Some people jump into action — though if the stressful situation is another person, sometimes action can be harmful. Others get angry, or overwhelmed. Still others start to feel sorry for themselves, and wish things were different. Why can’t other people behave better? Watch this response — it’s an important habit.” – The 7 Habits of Calmness, Leo Babauta
Experienced this today at the park. Someone was being unnecessarily rude, and I sprung into action, without even thinking about how I was going to respond. I responded very poorly. Need to remember this everyday!